Travel information

 

With so many interesting places to visit and exciting things to do, choosing how you travel to and get around Essex is just as important as deciding where you want to go.

 

Airports

London City Airport

Located just 22 minutes from Bank station and with easy access from Essex, London City Airport is the ideal departure airport for those who need to fly in and out of London.

Tel: 0207 646 0088/0000

www.londoncityairport.com

 

London Southend Airport

London Southend Airport is a well-established facility serving business and leisure passengers flying within the UK, Europe and beyond.

Tel: 01702 538500

Email: LSAEnquiries@SouthendAirport.com

www.southendairport.com

 

London Stansted Airport

London Stansted Airport, conveniently situated just off the M11 motorway, is London's third busiest airport, currently serving around 18 million passengers a year.

Tel: 0844 335 1803

www.stanstedairport.com

 

Bus

Essex Highways - Getting Around by Bus

Essex Highways provide information on bus services in Essex, which includes operator information, routes, timetables, fares, tickets and concessionary and other passes.

www.essexhighways.org/Transport-and-Roads/Getting-Around/Bus.aspx

 

First Essex

A subsidiary of FirstGroup plc, First Essex operate a bus service throughout the county of Essex.

www.firstgroup.com/ukbus/essex

 

Car

AA Route Planner

For help on planning your journey to and around Essex, check out the AA Route Planner.

www.theaa.com/route-planner/index.jsp

 

Coach

Cooks Coaches

Cooks Coaches offer good value for money short breaks and holidays, a comprehensive day excursion programme, and private and contract coach hire.

Tel: 01702 344702

Email: info@cookscoaches.co.uk

www.cookscoaches.co.uk

 

Kirbys Coaches

Kirbys Coaches offer coach day trips and holidays across the UK and Europe, with pick up points across Essex.

Tel: 01268 777777

Email: info@kirbyscoaches.co.uk

www.kirbyscoaches.co.uk

 

Lodges Coaches

Lodges Coaches are providers of UK and European coach holidays, cruise holidays, day excursions and vintage coach hire.

Tel: 01245 231262

Email: administrator@lodgecoaches.co.uk

http://lodgescoaches.co.uk

 

National Express

National Express travel to over 900 destinations throughout the UK including London airports Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted and Luton.

Tel: 0871 781 8181

Email: nxea.customerrelations@nationalexpress.com

www.nationalexpress.com

 

Talisman Coach Lines

Talisman Coach Lines provide a growing range of UK and European excursions including everything from shopping trips to seaside fun, scenic tours to top attractions, London, theme parks and must-see destinations.

Tel: 01206 252472

Email: sales@talismancoachlines.co.uk

www.talismancoachlines.co.uk

 

Ferry

Harwich International Port

Located in the fast-growing Haven Gateway sub-region, on the east coast of England, customers benefit from the undoubted advantage of lock-free, fast access to the North Sea and European ports.

Tel: 01255 242000

Email: enquiries@harwich.co.uk

www.harwich.co.uk

 

Stena Line

UK to Hook of Holland via Harwich International Port.

Tel: 0844 770 7070

www.stenaline.co.uk

 

Rail

Abellio Greater Anglia

As well as a frequent and fast service to London Liverpool Street, Abellio Greater Anglia also connects the major towns throughout East Anglia and Essex. So, whether you're looking for a sightseeing day out or a relaxing day at the beach, you can be sure of the best deal by train with Abellio Greater Anglia.

Tel: 0345 600 7245

www.abelliogreateranglia.co.uk

 

c2c

c2c for trains to and from London, Southend and elsewhere in Essex, plus timetables, ticket sales, information, events and offers.

Tel: 0345 744 4422

Email: contact@c2crail.co.uk

www.c2c-online.co.uk

 

National Rail Enquiries

National Rail Enquiries provide a portal into UK rail travel including train company information and promotions, train times, fares enquiries, ticket purchase and train running information.

Tel: 0845 748 4950

www.nationalrail.co.uk

 

Stansted Express

With trains running every 15 minutes, Stansted Express provides a fast, direct and frequent way to travel to Stansted Airport from London.

Tel: 0345 600 7245

Email: customerrelations@abelliogreateranglia.co.uk

www.stanstedexpress.com

 

Transport for London

Information, routes, maps, journey planner and online tickets sales for all forms of public transport in London.

Tel: 0343 222 1234

https://tfl.gov.uk

 

Travel tips and advice

UK Survival Guide for Tourists

1Cover's UK Survival Guide is packed full handy hints, tips and tricks from those in the know to keep you safe on your next trip to the UK.

www.1cover.com.au/uk-guide

 

Bike & Go Bike

Abellio greater anglia bike & go

Bike & Go is a new scheme that allows you to hire a bike from participating train stations for a small fixed daily rental charge ...

 

Essex Bus & Train Map

Essex bus & train map

The Essex County Council interactive Essex Bus and Train Map enables you to search for bus services operating in Essex and Southend ...

 

London Cruise Terminal Brochure

London cruise terminal

The London Cruise Terminal in Tilbury, Essex is perfectly positioned to gain access to East of England, the Home counties and Kent ...

 

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Traveline

Visit the Traveline public transport information website and start planning your bus or rail journey with the Traveline Journey Planner ...

 

 

 

 

 

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